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payroll taxes are up. the typical american will take home $1,000 less in 2013. >> the only way this century will be another american century is if we confront our dependence on oil. >> gas prices are back above $3.50 a gallon and showing no signs of letting up. but in the state of your union depends on the state of your stock portfolio, this man gets a good score. the dow up 70% in just four years. that rally probably looks good in your 401(k)s. i always say presidents get too much credit and too much blame for the stock and economy. the fed keeping rates row, investors are enjoying a rush into riskier assets like stocks. the downside is, those low interest rates mean savers are
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earning next to nothing on their money. the state of the union is all about simple solutions. >> let us mobilize the most powerful industrial nation that ever existed on this earth to put all our people to work. >> that's a pretty good goal for president. thanks for joining the conversation this week on "your money." you can find me on twitter. and ali will be back next week. have a great weekend. it is 4:00 p.m. in the east, 1:00 p.m. on the west coast.
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i'm martin savidge. we're about to get new details about the hunt for christopher dorner. as soon as this news conference gets under way, we're going to take you there. right now in the san bernardino mountains, investigators are trying to find christopher dorner. investigators say he killed three people, including a police officer and injured two others last week across southern california. dorner mthreatened more bloodshed, saying he wants revenge on the police department after it fired him. casey, what are you hearing now? >> reporter: well, martin, you talked ant that investigation. that is continuing and that search is continuing near the community of big bear. that investigation has been significantly down sized. yesterday there were 125 people in those search teams. that number is down to 25. a spokeswoman for the sheriff's office says they're going to
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reassess tomorrow whether they're going to continue that search effort. they are still using air power in that search. there's a helicopter being deployed with body heat sensors. they have received several reports of sightings from the public. but none of those reports have panned out. none of them has led them any closer to finding out where christopher dorner is right now. marty? >> what's the reason for that scale back? do they believe he's no longer there or is there something else going on we're not aware of? >> reporter: they're not saying specifically -- >> casey, i'm going to stop you. the press conference is getting started right now. let's listen in as the authorities begin to brief us and update us on the investigation for the search of mr. dorner. we're just watching as the
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authorities gather there behind the microphone. this is a joint news conference which we expect to hear from both the federal, state and local level, as a new task force has been put in place to track down the suspect. >> good afternoon. today the search for christopher dorner continues. let me be clear. our dedication to catch thiing killer remains steadfast. our confidence that we will bring him to justice is unshaken. this search is not a matter of if. it's a matter of when. and i want christopher dorner to know that. we're all here today for one purpose, to stand united and say that we will not tolerate a killer targeting our officers
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and their families, targeting innocent people in this city and in this region. yesterday, leaders from throughout the region, including leaders from businesses and unions, government, law enforcement and community groups, came together to pool resources and protect our core value of public safety. collectively, this group, led by my office, is posting a reward of $1 million for information that will lead to mr. dorner's capture. we will not tolerate anyone undermining the security, the tranquility of our neighborhoods, and our communities. we will not tolerate this reign of terror that has robbed us of
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the peace of mind that residents of southern california deserve. we will not tolerate this murderer remaining at large. authorities from los angeles,er vine, riverside, the fbi and other agencies are working together to bring this ordeal to an end. let me say this, some of you have heard me say this over the last 7 1/2 years again and again and again. we're as safe as we are, we're safer at any time since the 1950s. in no small part because the lapd, the sheriff's department and the law enforcement agencies of this region work as collaboratively as they do. and that's also true, of course, for our federal partners. once again, we are working seamlessly to protect the public
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and to bring mr. dorner to justice. now, chief beck will give you an update on the search in just a moment. but first, allow me to acknowledge a number of people here with me today. in addition to lapd chief charlie beck, riverside mayor rusty bailey,er vine mayor dr. steven choi, fbi director bill lewis, u.s. marshal for the central district of california david singer, and also supervisor antonovich has joined us. i want to thank all the officers from across the region to answering the call of duty. every day i marvel and applaud their unwavering bravery. their dedication has been
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complimented by the vigilance of residents throughout this region. you've been on the lookout and shared your leads with law enforcement. we thank you for it. anyone with tips can call 213-486-5230. but i also want to remind everyone to continue to be alert as long as this man remains at large. if you see mr. dorner or even suspect that you see him, please do not engage him. he is considered armed and extremely dangerous. with your help, we can bring this tragedy to an end, and now i would like to introduce lapd chief charlie beck. >> i will give spanish remarks afterwards. >> good morning. and thanks for being here. as the mayor said, the search
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for dorner continues. we continue to focus on his last known locations in the big bear area, but our search continues in and around the areas where we have known targets. there are over 50 lapd families that have not only security, but surveillance in and around their neighborhoods. these 50 lapd families are targets of dorner's, and are likely, likely victims. the reward that the mayor talked about, $1 million. this is the largest local reward ever offered, to our knowledge. some may ask why so large? this is an act, and make no mistake about it, of domestic terrorism. this is a man who has targeted those that we entrust to protect the public.
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his actions cannot go unanswered. a society is defined by what it values. and we value our law enforcement family. that's why the reward is so significant. also, this is not about capturing a fleeing suspect. this is about preventing a future crime, likely a murder. every day that dorner is loose, the likelihood of an attack on either a uniformed police officer or a family of a police officer is likely. that's why we rush to make this offer. we ask the public, please, help us to protect you. help us to find dorner before he's able to kill again. i want to thank some folks.
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i want to thank my allied law enforcement brothers and sisters. we have co-located in our joint regional intelligence center. we are working seamlessly with our local, state and federal partners. i am confident that we have the best of the best working this case. i visited the intelligence center yesterday, spoke personally to the scores of detectives working there. they are committed to this hunt. and the mayor is right, we will capture dorner. we will bring him to justice. for those that have questions about how the reward works, the reward is for the capture and conviction. for those of you that question how so much money was put together, it was amazingly, amazingly easy.
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when we reached out to members of this community, they gave immediately. and i want to particularly thank my employee organizations. significant donation by my police union, the police protective league. significant donation by my federal credit union. and they also reached out to employee organizations of law enforcement up and down the state who gave willingly. i want to thank the private donors who not only gave willingly, but immediately. many contacted me or the mayor. they didn't have to be asked. they called and demanded to be included. this shows what l.a. and southern california values. and i think it's important that we make this statement, just as i think it's important that we capture christopher dorner. thank you.
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>> also with us is chief john thomas of the university of southern california police department. i want to acknowledge him and their efforts and the generosity in this effort. please help me in welcoming the riverside city mayor rusty bailey. >> greater love has no one that this, than to lay down one's life for one's friends. while many americans in the public enjoy a sabbath day of rest this sunday, our brave law enforcement officers are patrolling the streets, responding to calls for help and protecting our cities from evil. we lost one of those courageous souls this week and we stand here today in solidarity to ask
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christopher dorner to surrender without further loss of life. our hearts go out and our prayers are lifted high for the officers and families that have been forever impacted by this senseless manifesto and random act of violence in riverside. we also stand here in prayer for the safety of those that continue to search for the perpetrator of these evil acts. thank you for supporting our professional police departments and law enforcement agencies. god speed to you all in your ongoing investigations and search. while god is quick to forgive, he does demand justice. and there will be a day of reckoning in this world or the next. better is one day in his courts than thousands the elsewhere. our hope is that this reward will bring expedited closure to this tragic situation and that someone with specific knowledge will bring that forward toward a hasty and peaceful resolution.
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>> also with us is irvine city mayor dr. steven choi. >> thank you. good afternoon. i'm mayor steven choi from the city of irvine. on behalf of the city of irvine and the city council, i would like to thank the mayor, lapd chief charlie beck, our own irvine police chief and the many scores of law enforcement agencies for working so hard to catch this ruthless criminal. you have seen all the agencies
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involved here, and they are very strong, good partners, including fbi, and the riverside city and also the county of san bernardino. the offer of this $1 million reward is clear demonstration that we are collectively committed to solve this tragic case as quickly as possible and we thank you for all the partners for that. we will never forget that this senseless tragedy that started just last sunday in our city of irvine. seven days ago, our community lost a wonderful young couple that was preparing to get married soon.
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a safety officer at usc, and monica kwan, an assistant women's basketball coach at cal state fullerton. it is important to know that they had dreams and aspirations. our irvine police department is committed to helping find this suspect every day and every night. >> also with us is federal bureau of investigation assistant director in charge, bill lewis. >> the fbi remains active in this investigation. the one point that i would like to make is the fbi, along with the united states marshals
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fugitive task forces are throughout the united states. should any citizen have any information they may be pertinent to this investigation, i encourage you to make that phone call, and we will have all leads followed up by federal agencies and local law enforcement partnered throughout the united states. thank you. >> and casey, as you heard, the mayor is announcing a $1 million reward, the largest the city has ever offered locally. so it shows you just how absolutely adamant they are to bring what he described as a ring of terror to an end, doesn't it? >> reporter: absolutely. he said that money has come from business, government, law enforcement, community groups and i'm sure you heard chief charlie beck said it was remarkably easy to gather all that money up, $1 million for information leading to the arrest and conviction of christopher dorner, because this
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is such a high priority manner for so many people in los angeles. i want to talk about something that chief beck mentioned as well, too. you talk about the scope of this manhunt. what kind of gets lost in this sometimes is the protection effort that's going on. he talked about 50 los angeles police department families now being protected at their homes because of this threat. there's also surveillance going on at their homes. we're talking about a widespread geographic area. not everyone in the lapd lives close to the city of los angeles, many living in communities like santa clarita, or huntington beach. so that effort is going on at the same time, this protective effort for these officers and families who have been targeted and the manhunt, of course, continues as well. >> and speaking to that manhunt, there was mention whether there's been me resigning since
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his truck was found burned out there at big bear lake. >> reporter: there was lots of reported sightings, but none of them have led them closer to knowing where dorner is right now. they're continuing that manhunt, but in the area they've been looking most intensely, the san bernardino mountains near the community of big bear, they're saying they're scaling that operation down. it's now down to 25 people who are searching. they're talking about reassessing that manhunt going on tomorrow, martin. >> casey wian reporting to us from outside lapd headquarters. again, a $1 million reward being offered by the city of los angeles for the capture of christopher dorner. we'll come back in a bit and check on how the big dig is going on in the northeast right after this. w do you keep an oldr car running like new? you ask a ford customer. when they tell you that you need your oil changed you got to bring it in. if your tires need to be rotated,
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millions of people who got slammed by that blizzard in the northeast have to get back to work tomorrow. so today, they dig. airports in new york, boston and connecticut are back open. amtrak is restoring limited service between new york and boston and resumed modified service in other areas. and the power is back for a lot of people. still, there are about 340,000 homes and businesses in the dark. our susan candiotti has the
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details. >> reporter: the temperatures are just about at the freezing level, but it feels very good in boston this day with the warm sun. but the snow is still piled quite high. looking at the main streets, they are clear. the side streets are the ones that still remain a mess here. but the city is doing all it can to get things back to normal. for example, they've been spending all day on sunday cleaning up these. these are the transit rail tracks, trying to get them ready to resume normal service monday. but they don't think that's going to happen. only partial service will be in effect. that's why people are being told to prepare for long delays. on the other hand, schools will be closed, so they're trying to make arrangement for what to do with kids as people try to get back to work. all this while power outages are still a concern. several parts of the state still working to make repairs and
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getting ready for a freezing rain tomorrow. back to you. >> thanks, susan. in long island, more than two dozen people spent the night at a walmart after their cars got stuck in the snow. our mary snow talked to one woman who went into the store to get away from the cold. >> i was very happy to come into a warm place. i was soaking wet just from sitting out there and having to get in and out of the car, to continually wipe the snow off. a lot of other people chose to stay out in their cars, but then came in the morning for hot coffee and donuts that the store manager put out for us. and we were just happy to be indoors and not out there. >> reporter: you're only a few miles from home? >> i'm two miles from here. >> reporter: the long island expressway will remain closed until 9:00 p.m. in both directions between exits 57 and 73. mother nature packed another surprise south of the equator. a 5.7 magnitude earthquake
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struck central chile. reports say nobody was injured. more details as they become available. tuesday night, millions of americans will tune in to watch president obama deliver his state of the union speech. find out what issue he'll hone in on. and dancing in the streets. we'll take you to a celebration across an entire country.
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president obama goes before the nation with his state of the union address on tuesday. the president will outline his plans for the future and the direction which he plans to take us. who better to help sort out what will be in the state of the union than our very own candy crowley, the anchor of cnn's "state of the union." so what do you think will be the themes, the messages the president will have and keeping
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in mind that he faces a divided government for the next two years. >> reporter: that part of it, the divided government won't have a play here. this is the president's agenda, what he wants to go. you will hear echoes of the inaugural speech, because you will see things like immigration, climate change, maybe a little meat on those bones, like what about climate change. maybe a little bit about immigration, though his plan is out there. our white house correspondents have done a lot of reporting on this, including jessica yellin who says you will hear a lot about the economy. the white house was not all that thrilled when the focal point of the inaugural speech was immigration and gay marriage, same-sex marriage, that kind of thing. so this will be focused more we're led to believe on the economy. in particular what the white house likes to call investments and what republicans call spending. >> we know that florida senator marko rubio is giving the
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republican response and rand paul giving the tea party response. any surprises you expect from him? >> this is the third year in a row, it's a little surprising that he's doing it in some ways. since both he and marko rubio have tea party ties, at least tea party backing. rand paul is -- led me to believe what he's going to do is talk about what we've come to know a classic tea party subjects, and that is the debt and spending. and that's where he will be focusing his attention. he told me that he actually had written a speech but he wanted to wait to see what the president had to say before he finished it. we talked a lot about whether it seemed strange that he has an r behind his name and yet does marko rubio yet there are two responses. he believes there are differences between those who consider themselves members of the tea party and remember, there are lots of tea parties, and others who are sort of --
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maybe conservative, but are more main stream. >> what does that say, though, about the cohesion of the party if you have these two men talking about? >> exactly what you think. i asked senator paul about that. he said i may agree with some things that marko says, marko rubio, and i may not agree. but nonetheless, he believes it's sort of the importance of what you put the emphasis on. and if you wanted to look at this politically, not that any of us would do that, but we saw this big "time" magazine cover of marko rubio, the new face of the republican party savior, and rand paul also looking at 2016. >> candy crowley, talking about the state of the union. thanks very much. >> thanks, martin. don't forget to tune in at 7:00 p.m. tuesday time for our live coverage of the state of the union speech. the lapd wants the public's help in catching accused killer christopher dorner and it's
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your money needs an ally. welcome back to "cnn newsroom." if you're just tuning in, we definitely appreciate it. these are the top stories we're following right now in the "cnn newsroom." a $1 million reward is being offered for information to ex-cough christopher dorner's arrest. >> this is an act of domestic terrorism. this is man who has targeted those we entrust to protect the
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public. his actions cannot go unanswered. a society is defined by somewhat it values, and we value our law enforcement family. >> dorner is accused of killing three people, including a police officer. he's threatened to kill more police and their families. more on this in just a moment. that big blizzard that went through the northeast left behind a lot of snow. folks are busy clearing the snow and shoveling snow off cars trying to get back to normal after a day of being stuck inside. and it's a big night for anybody that loves music. the grammy al ymys will be hand in music. our michelle turner joins us live from los angeles with that manhunt of that ex-cop going on. so is that influencing security there? >> reporter: yeah, you know, that story has reached all the way here to the grammys, martin.
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there have been reports out that because of the search for christopher dorner that security will be extra tight. we reached out to officials at the staples center which house the grammys. the only thing they would tell us is they do not comment on their security procedures. i can tell you just from observing in the time i've been here that there is definitely a tight security presence. there always is, but there could be an increase in security here. now, if other thing, the other talker on this grammy red carpet is apparently there's a grammy dress code that is hoped to be in effect this year. cbs put out a memo for this year's grammys, basically asking for people to cover up. now, they're talking about a rock 'n' roll show here, martin, so i'm not sure how well that's going to go over. in fact, i've already seen my first rule breaker, tamia, up
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for a grammy. they asked to have the female breasts adequately covered 679 let me just say hers were not. back to you yo. >> that's a tough thing to police with that kind of crowd. justin bieber fans said they got snubbed this year. why wasn't he nominated? >> reporter: well, in television this is what we call counterprogramming. what justin bieber is doing, a lot of his fans were surprised when he was not nominated for a grammy. he hasn't come out and said that he's miffed by this. with you what he's doing, he tweeted this last night, is he's going to do an hour live stream on the internet, playing new music, answering questions from fans at the exact same time that the grammys are on. so you have to think that maybe he's trying to give a little nudge to the grammys saying you don't nominate you, i want participate in your program.
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we'll have to see how that goes over. and by the way, just because i know that you were really wondering about this, we have some winners in the pretelecast already. rihanna is winner all right and mumford&sons. rihanna for best short form video and mumford for long form video. so that's the info. >> i got my bieber update and some of the early winners. thank you. stories that are trending right now on the web. something happened on the cruise ship "thompson majesty." five crew members killed, three others injured. hosted "saturday night live" and
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wounded up apologizing to fans for smoking marijuana during a sketch. two guys with tough retchtatiretc reputations are teaming up to train guards to protect schools in phoenix, arizona. and steven segal looking for 1,000 volunteers. critics are calling this a movie -- or using a movie actor to train guards a mockery. we'll have all the new details on the manhunt for that accused killer christopher dorner, including exclusive video. and we'll hear from a man who spent months with him and says the fired l.a. cop is extremely dangerous. the boys used double miles from their capital one venture card
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what do you think watching this, considering what's happened? >> he's an expert with weapons, definitely. he's definitely dangerous. >> reporter: this man spent months with dorner. we are altering his face and voice. but he wants people to see this. >> if you look at chris, you can see that he's an expert with his arms. he'll shoot, almost no movement when he shoots the game, then pop, nothing. he knew what he was doing. the lapd is -- they're going to be going after one of their own former. and he knows what he's doing. he knows how to use everything. >> reporter: being a cop, could you tell that it was important to him? >> yeah, i think it was very important to him.
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>> reporter: you could see it? >> right. i think it's a 300 pound dummy, and he does that easily. >> reporter: this is 300 pounds? >> i believe that's 300 pounds. >> reporter: but not everything was ready for dorner. this man says he witnessed drill instructors picking on him for his weight and slow running. >> when i hear how angry he issant the lapd, i think that fits with my experience to him. that matches up when he said things, matches up to the way he had his experience through the lapd. >> reporter: this man never spoke to dorner, but he never forgot the cadet. but your thought was this man represents power? >> exactly. i wanted to know when i was going to use it, i wanted to show that the lapd is powerful. and look at this powerful man handling the game. >> reporter: is it frightening to think that the lapd is now face thing man? >> yeah, this guy is no joke.
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and now to something not so heart healthy. a town outside of des moines, iowa paid homage to bacon. they held the blue ribbon bacon fest. nobody walked away hungry. tens of thousands of bacon strips were consumed. from not good to something better, let's talk about healthiness and your heart. february is national heart month and the bad news for americans,
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the cdc says about 600,000 people die of heart disease every year. so if you have chest pain, shortage of breath, tire easily and break into a cold sweat, it's time to see the doctor. we can see a doctor right now. he's a cardiologist and author of "the south beach diet." thank you very much for being with us. >> hi, martin. >> you've got a book out on heart health. how do we know who is, say, high risk, at high risk for a heart attack? >> well, many of us are reassured by having low cholesterol levels or we're worried because our cholesterol levels are high. we use just the traditional risk factors. now we can look and see heart disease years before it builds up to cause a heart attack or stroke. the best way is to get a mammogram of the heart.
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it's safe, emits minimal radiation. if you're in your 40s and heading for a heart attack in your 50s or 60s, you will be building up plaque. and it's a much better predictor of heart attack and stroke than any of the traditional risk factors. >> what do we do to prevent heart disease? >> if we start early, it's lifestyle, exercise and the right food. if we start in childhood, you're very unlikely to have a heart attack. but in america, as you just mentioned from iowa, we're not doing so well. so the main thing is to get tested early to see if you're at risk. some of us get away with a lot of bad habits and live a long, healthy life. others are not so lucky. so it's important to get tested early, because if you know you're at risk, then you know you have to change your lifestyle, possibly be on the
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right medications. and with that, heart attack, strokes are preventable. but you have to detect the disease, the risk on time. >> and you mentioned that heart scan there. i'm wondering, we also mentioned there were 600,000 people that will die of heart disease every year. are we making progress, is that death toll coming down? >> we're making progress in knowing what to do once we know people are at risk. we're not making progress in lifestyle. but we have more and more americans at risk due to the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, and so it's important to get tested early to know your risk. and boy, when you see a picture of your heart filled with plaque, you're much more likely to follow the healthy lifestyle and get some exercise. and if you need medication, then you should be on it sooner rather than later. the sooner you start, the easier
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in arkansas, house members have passed a bill that would let churches decide whether to allow concealed guns inside their buildings. the governor says he'll sign that into law. church officials are worried about the possible impact. david gowins of kark has this report. >> reporter: first presbyterian church in little rock has signs
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posted on the door. >> i feel like my concerns have been heard. i'm not sure they've yet to be addressed. >> reporter: she says her church insurance carrier may require announcements. >> there's no logical reason to believe that insurance companies would single out arkansas churches for policy changers when they have not done so in other states. >> reporter: nate bell telling fellow legislators guns in churches is about freedom of religion. >> it's time for us as politicians to get our collective noses out of the affairs of churches and allow the churches to make their own theological decisions. >> even though i don't feel guns will help spread the gospel message, i can understand other churches might feel differently. i have to respect that. >> reporter: now it's a choice she'll have to make after the house said yes to giving churches the option. >> a spokesman for the arkansas
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